5 CFR 337.302 - Definitions.

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§ 337.302 Definitions.

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(a)Category rating is synonymous with alternative rating as described at 5 U.S.C. 3319, and is a process of evaluating qualified eligibles by quality categories rather than by assigning individual numeric scores. The agency assesses candidates against job-related criteria and then places them into two or more pre-defined categories.

(b)Quality categories are groupings of individuals with similar levels of job-related competencies or similar levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

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Executive Order ... 10577

Title 5 published on 2015-12-02

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 5 CFR Part 337 after this date.

  • 2017-01-18; vol. 82 # 11 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5335 - Recruitment and Selection Through Competitive Examination
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      Interim rule with request for comments.
      Interim rule effective February 17, 2017; comments must be received on or before March 20, 2017.
      5 CFR Parts 330, 332, and 337

Title 5 published on 2015-12-02.

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  • 2017-01-18; vol. 82 # 11 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5335 - Recruitment and Selection Through Competitive Examination
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
      Interim rule with request for comments.
      Interim rule effective February 17, 2017; comments must be received on or before March 20, 2017.
      5 CFR Parts 330, 332, and 337